Though I'm with my buddies last night, I am super bored to death. I don't know why. To kill the boredom, I grabbed five sticks of cigarettes from my buddy's Malboro Light packet. I lit one stick after another. And before I noticed it, it's all gone. Call me whatever you want, a chain smoker perhaps, I wouldn't mind.
When I was younger, there are times when I wonder why some people smoke. Are they doing that just to be hip and cool? Stupid morons. Some believe that smoking makes them astig but not to me. For me, the idea is just plain bulls***. An innocent-looking guy like me shouldn't be burning my lungs out for me to be "in".
But there's a saying that, as time goes by, people change and I'm not an exception. It came to me that it's not that bad if I will try to smoke some time, unless my mom and my dad will know it. I first puffed a cigarette in December 2007, I was 16 back then. My friends invited me to smoke and just to feed my curiousity, I joined them. I tried... ooohhhh... it feels like I'm in Cloud 9. Call it a pleasure, a guilty pleasure. At that moment, I got the idea why people choose to smoke though they know it's bad; it is because of the unexplainable sensation it brings. Believe me, there is.
However, it is very clear to me that there's an ugly truth that lies behind every cigarette pack: as what the government says, SMOKING IS DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH. It is really is. As a nursing student, I know that smoking can lead to several lung and heart complications, the worst, an untimely demise.
If I could give a handful of reasons why to smoke, it is without a doubt that you can came up a thousand reasons not to. That's why I'm trying my best not to perceive that cigarette is my newest bestfriend. But, I can't promise to you and to myself that I won't do it again. Unless, the devil inside me won't crave for some puffin'.
Did you hate me after reading this post?